Current conditions

  • 67°
  • Mostly Cloudy
  • Dew point: 54.0
  • Wind from SW 10 mph
  • Visibility: 10
  • Humidity: 63%
  • Pressure: 1016


  • Hi 70°


  • Lo 61°


AM Ht. PM Ht. AM Ht. PM Ht.
MON, MAR 30 1:26 1.72' 1:56 0.0' 7:18 4.88' 8:21 4.6'
TUES, MAR 31 2:04 1.29' 2:27 -0.02' 7:59 5.03' 8:45 4.85'
WEDS, APR 1 2:37 0.91' 2:53 0.03' 8:36 5.11' 9:08 5.07'
THURS, APR 2 3:08 0.57' 3:18 0.14' 9:08 5.1' 9:30 5.26'
FRI, APR 3 3:38 0.3' 3:42 0.32' 9:40 5.01' 9:52 5.40'
SAT, APR 4 4:08 0.11' 4:05 0.54' 10:12 4.84' 10:15 5.49'
SUN, APR 5 4:39 0.01' 4:28 0.81' 10:45 4.59' 10:39 5.52'
MON, APR 6 5:12 -0.01' 4:52 1.12' 11:19 4.28' 11:06 5.49'
TUES, APR 7 5:49 0.05' 5:18 1.46' 11:59 3.92' 11:36 5.4'

Waves (Sunset Cliffs)

Height Direction Interval
Mon., Mar 30 3'-4' SSW 15 seconds
Tues., Mar 31 3'-4' WNW 9-12 seconds
Wed., April 1 4'-5' W/WNW 11 seconds
Thurs., April 2 4'-7' W 11 seconds
Fri., April 3 2'-3' WNW 12 seconds
Sat., April 4 1'-2' WNW 12 seconds
Sun., April 5 Flat No incoming swell

Water Conditions

65ºF 68ºF

Friday will still be stirred up, but with the moderate tide swing and the swell dropping to nothing by Sunday, expect to see some good diving conditions in the cove Saturday through Wednesday. Boaters should keep an extra eye out for divers near the reefs and channel edges and divers always mark yourselves and area appropriately.

Visibility based on existing conditions and NOAA predicted swell and weather conditions at press time. Check up-to-date daily visibility/ conditions at the San Diego County Lifeguard info line: 619-221-8824.

Waterfront photos

Malnourished seal just north of the Marine Room

Malnourished seal just north of the Marine Room

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Fish Report

Weekly fish report

½ Day - ¾ Day: Rockfish, sculpin and calico bass are the main catch on the ½ day boats. ¾ day trips to the Coronado Islands are still putting up good numbers on the yellows as well as lingcod, rockfish and bonito. Sand Bass, halibut and calicos are starting to show.

1 Day to 2.5 Day: The yellowtail are still a bit slow in the cool water zone south of Ensenada and San Quintin, though the rockfish and lingcod are coming in good numbers and with size. There seems to still be a few bluefin tuna on the Cortez Bank for those heading out that way.

Long-Range - Baja: Strange mix in the La Paz/ East Cape area with warmer water early. Around Cerralvo Island they’re getting the usual species like pargo, cabrilla, bonito, sierra, jack crevalle and smaller amberjack. However, the anglers are also gettinga summer-like bite on rooster fish, school-sized dorado and even yellowfin tuna, a striped marlin and wahoo were hooked.

Freshwater: Lots of good news in the freshwater as several large bass, catfish and trout have been caught from the area lakes. Bass from 14 to 17 pounds, including 2 potential lake records, have been caught this week at both Skinner and Dixon. Poway produced a 33.2-pound blue catfish and Cuyamaca is putting out some big trout, including a new lake record rainbow at 17.5 pounds.

Whale Report: It’s late in the season, but they are still seeing the big grey whales in the calving grounds at Bahia Magdalena and San Ignacio in Baja. They are usually gone by now but they are still seeing a pretty decent number of cows and calves, which indicates an extended season in San Diego as they migrate back to Arctic waters for the summer.

Trout Plants: 04/01/15 Cuyamaca (1200), Poway (1500) 04/08/15 Dixon (1500), Wohlford (1500)

Catfish Plants: 04/03/15 Santee Lakes (1000) Campground lakes 6 & 7 only

March 29 dock totals

Chubasco 2 Sportfishing hosted 27 anglers aboard 1 boat and reported 115 vermilion rockfish, 3 sand bass, 25 rockfish and 3 calico bass caught.

72 anglers aboard 2 boats out of Fisherman's Landing caught 10 sculpin, 1 sand bass, 185 rockfish, 1 lingcod, 2 calico bass and 1 sheephead, with 50 calico bass released.

H&M Landing reported 174 anglers aboard 6 boats with a total catch of 507 rockfish, 110 yellowtail, 5 sheephead, 2 sand bass, 26 bonito, 12 sculpin, 1 halibut, 1 halfmoon, 3 lingcod and 3 calico bass.

Ron Brown and Captain Boli with a potential record barred pargo. It wasn't weighed, however, though the news is that it was delicious.

93 anglers aboard 3 boats out of Point Loma Sportfishing caught 2 whitefish, 9 sculpin, 130 rockfish, 1 rubberlip seaperch, 2 calico bass, 3 bonito, 2 sand bass and 73 yellowtail, with 57 calico bass released.

Seaforth Sportfishing sent 247 anglers out aboard 8 boats and reported 290 yellowtail, 640 rockfish, 151 lingcod, 26 bonito, 20 sheephead, 1 barracuda, 149 vermilion rockfish, 3 sculpin, 80 whitefish and 1 halibut caught.

There is some really good fishing going on in the La Paz area right now, with wahoo, yellowtail, roosterfish, cabrilla and pargo showing well. Also, there are some good grade yellowfin tuna breezing through the area. Here's a report from friend Jonathan Roldan of Tailhunters International.

Waterfront Events

H&M 80th Anniversary: Coronado Islands

H&M 80th Anniversary: Coronado Islands

H&M Landing

Friday, April 3, 10 p.m.
Tuna Harbor Dockside Market

Tuna Harbor Dockside Market

Tuna Harbor Dockside Market

Saturday, April 4, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Day at the Docks

Day at the Docks

H&M Landing

Sunday, April 19, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Flagship Cruises 100th Anniversary Party

Flagship Cruises 100th Anniversary Party

Flagship — San Diego Harbor Excursion

Saturday, May 2, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Sailor Days

Sailor Days

San Diego Maritime Museum

Tuesday, March 31, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Waterfront Ads

San Diego Kayak Club - We welcome you to be part of our paddling community, with no cost to join: http://www.sdkc.org/

Fishing Tackle - Collector wants for his personal collection wooden, lures, reels, and Misc. by Heddon, Pflueger, Creek Chub, South Bend, Shakespeare, to name a few. 619-972-3488.

Awesome 6'-10" Fish Surfboard - $525 6'-10"L x 22W x 3" Kane Garden (Nautilus/King Fish) in Super condition. This board is beautiful. No dings, cracks, or delamination. 619-933-8941

O'Neill Psycho2 4/3 mm Wetsuit size M - $40 Used O'Neill Psycho 2 4/3 mm wetsuit size Medium for sale. Water tight. 100% Double fluid seam sealed inside and out. 619-592-1975

New paddle board - $625 new paddle board with paddle and board bag. 949-606-2297

50 VMC 3X Nemesis Circle Hooks 6/0 - $11 Super strong 3X Nemesis circle hooks, I also have the same hook in a size 10/0 for $24.00/50. 760-918-9303

AVET 2-Speed And 7' Super Seeker Rod - $800 AVET 2-speed PRO EX 50/2 with 400 yards of 180 lb SPECTRA and 20 feet of 80 lb Fluorocarbon line. Includes 7' SUPER SEEKER SS 2X4-7 C 60 - 130 lb rod. 619 379-0352

Set of 30lb Trolling Rods
- Penn Formula 15LD's w Captain Harrys IGFA - $300 Reels are Penn Formula Graphite Lever Drag 15LD's in excellent condition Rods are from famous Captain Harry's. CH56-2050 IGFA Stand Up 20-50 at 5'6". Call 760-889-9671

Penn Jigmaster 500 S Fishing Reel
- $25 Asking $ 25.00 or best offer. Call 760-270-3600

Surfboard classic longboard from 1960's
- $700 Classic 1960's era Surfboard, 10' 02" no dings, no surf shop label. Call 760-994-5790

Fishing tackle box with gear -
$65 Fishing tackle box with weights, hooks, reel and much more. Call 619-994-6259

Fishing Flies -
Salt water and Fresh water Flies. All different. Buy all of them for $65.00 Also have lots of fishing gear, tackle, rods, reels. Call 619-204-0617

Cobra XL 13 foot fishing kayak
- $600 Comes with Lowrance fishfinder, battery in waterproof box, seat, paddle, Scotty rod holder, and universal soft roof racks. it has 3 accesses into the hull for all of your storage needs. 918-202-4143

Saltwater Fishing Spinning reel -
$50Okuma AV65 Reel looks brand new and comes with an extra spool. 760-747-6239

Wide Variety of Matzuo Fishing Jig Heads
- $2.50 ea. I have a wide variety of fishing jig heads from 1/8 ounce up. Most feature the Matzuo patented sickle hook. Call 760-918-9303

Frabill Floating Bait pen for fishing -
$25 Floating pen keeps your fishing bait alive 65 gallon size. Cost new $89 This one is in excellent condition - no rips or tears. 760 747 6239

Fishing Irons -
For sale new and used fishing Irons $5.00 each. Call 619-871-8569

Brand New ocean fishing reel -
$100 Penn Senator 113H2 high speed ocean fishing reel. Comes with custom Peen tool for reel. 619-770-9461

Hawaiian Sling Fishing Spears
- $25 In great condition, just need replacement rubber bands. 858-922-6283

Dog boat ramp -
$45 Great dog ramp. Adjusts to fit any boat. Paid over 100.00 would like 45.00 OBO. Call 619-890-3803

Electric outboard boat motor -
$40 Trying to sell a small 30 pound thrust boat motor. 14 hour running time. Electric, includes battery. Might need some work. Haven't used since last season. 774-238-0763

Never Used Sevylor Fish Hunter
4-Person Inflatable Boat -First with cash in hand gets to take this fishing boat home. Dimensions: 102"L x 50"W x 18"H. 858-621-3184

Mens jet pilot shorty wetsuit -
$30 This wetsuit is in very good condition. It is a men’s medium. Please only serious buyers call 619-203-0348

Fishing Gear - Rock Cod Tackle
. Baitless Rigs -$1 Heavy Iron Jigs (New) -$5. Rock Cod Sinkers (1 lb. to 6 lbs.) -$1 per pound. Call 858-484-2653

5'11 metro 3 surfboard -
$480 Good condition. Hydroflex construction. 3 future fin setup. Carbon tail patches. Trac top comes with. Call/txt. 760-583-7610

Wetsuit - Women's O'Neil 2.1 Spring Suit -
$25 Size 12 Perfect Condition. 858-602-2984

Aqua Lung Sport Adult
and Youth Proflex FX Mask, Snorkel, Fins Sets - $25 Youth Sets are $25. Adult Sets are $35. These items are in storage in Alpine. Text 619-916-5839

9' Longboard - $500
9' California Classic Tri-Fin Longboard. Like new. Removable fins. Padded case included. Cash. No texting please. Calls returned ASAP 619-225-2374

Fishing pack and Vest -
$50 Very handy and comfortable fishing pack and vest. Can be used for all fishing trips and even hiking. Pack $50 Vest $20 Both $60.00 760-696-1223

Fishing reels for trout -
$50 Shimano Sahara 500fd/fe mint like new 9.5/10 $50. Sahara 1000fe mint like new 9.5/10 $55. Symetre 1000fj NEW in box $70 now $65. Text 619 887 0457

- $15 in excellent condition. It will fit a 26" to 29" chest. Please only serious buyers call 619-203-0348

Stand Up Paddle Board Surf and Paddle SUP
- $750 Super fun for both surfing and kicking around in the lagoon. Coreban Series: Core/Pro. Weight: 31 lbs, dimensions: 106" x 30” x 4.5” 619-203-5938

Vintage Ocean City Fishing Reel #320
- $27 clean, used, working. Old box is complete but rough in some spots. 760-690-2814

Gulf Stream IGFA 130 Class Chair Fishing Rod
with Straight Butt - $499 excellent condition, some light scuffs. Hardly used, looks great, heavy fiberglass blank, AFTCO roller guides and Unibutt. 67" 619-286-3000.

Dagger kayak -
$160 OBO in good condition. 619-384-9808

Hamish Graham 6
channel bottom surf board - $45 6' 2" X 18 3/4" X 2 3/16" Epoxy with s-cloth glass. FCS fins not included, Back fin plugs need to be repaired. Call 858-353-6372

Seeker inshorer /Diawa fishing Combo
- $200 Seeker BCBW-6 1/2T 15 TO 25LB Excellent -$150 (sells new for $180)Diawa Sealine X20sha 6.1:1 speed- Excellent $75 or Both for $200. No text, call 760-747-6239

Lowrance x98 Fishfinder -
$100 OBO Nice Lowrance unit with transducer. Works great, good condition, ready to go. Great for finding structure, fish, etc. w/ bracket.760-468-8104

Ocean Kayak - $375
14ft kayak Scupper Classic model. One man ocean kayak. 619-259-8999

Windsurf Complete Set up -
$335 Shark Ultra 291 cm Windsurf board. 2 masts, 2 sails, boom, harness, stirrups, etc. Board bag, sail, carrying bags. etc. Complete set up plus. 858-952-8795

Wilderness Systems Tarpon
sit on top 120 fishing ocean kayak 12ft - $399 firm. New upgraded hatch lid. Tracks nice normal scratches, clean bill of health and has seat. 614-323-8307 treat yourself. Small dingy boat/fishing boat - $425 Small dingy boat/fishing boat. Comes with 2 Paddles. Good condition. Text 619-730-9069

5'6" Ben Milano Surfboard
- Brand New High Performance Shortboard - $350 5'6" x 19" x 2.30", with fins. Yellow-green opaque pigment. Never been ridden. Single concave bottom 619-228-4549

Fishing poles and gear
- $125 5 fishing rods and 7 reels, 2 tackle boxes with lures, hooks, weights, tools, spools of line, fillet knife/leather holster, bait (Shimano and Shackespear Tiger reels), large cooler and net, all $125. 858-486-2597

5'1 baked potato firewire surfboard -
$480 like new condition. Future 5 fin setup, fins are not included. Baked potato is a good model! 5'1” x 20 ¾” x 2 ¼” 760-583-7610

Poles, fishing gear, knives etc.
- Call 858-699-1337 for good used fishing gear.

Quicksilver Synchro 5/4 Wetsuit M/T
- $100 Worn about 10 times. Good condition. Has 2 small superficial scrapes in the low back area (not all the way through). 619-694-0143

Sherwood 6300 Steel 80 Scuba Tank
- $100 Only used 15 times and in excellent condition. Originally $350. I have lots of other dive equipment for sale. 760-484-4348

12ft bamboo fishing gaff -
$30 I have a 12ft bamboo fishing gaff for sale, please call or txt me at 760-216-4318

Bass Fishing Rod/Real Combo -
$80 Skeet Reese Crank Bait Stick. S Glass 7'med-fast, in perfect condition. Diawa D cast real. 6.3-1, model 100H-3Bi. Also in new condition. I will let it all go for $80 619-672-0260

Fishing combo - $250
Brand new combo never used with 50lb braid new. Slammer rod 80lb by Penn 6'6" ft with rollers.reel is okuma high performance. Any questions please ask 619-621-9992

Daiwa Sealine 900h Fishing Reel and Rod-
$120 obo. Reel Loaded with 80Lb Dacron Rod rated for 50-80Lb test. Both in great shape!Comes with extra crank,original lube and wrench. 949-606-5635

Kayak - Cobra Escape -
$600 Great fishing Kayak with paddle, life jacket and fish finder and more extras. This is a deal at 600.00 760-420-8491

Lews "speed spin" spinning reel
/ gx2 ugly stick rod - $70 looking to sell my spinning set up as it's not used much. Lews speed spin reel 6:2.1 ratio / medium heavy 7' gx2 ugly stick rod. 619-227-5805

4-5" Double Diamond swim bait (33 pieces)
- $15 They are brand new and in a few different colors. Great for salt or fresh water and designed to vibrate the water. Catch more fish. 858-380-7892

Diving hood/spear fishin
g mint condition made in so cal - $1 I Believe it's a 3/2. Perfect for spear fishing in cold water. Made in USA. Also have dive boots size 8. 20 ea. Both- 30, or trade. 760-978-0807

Solstice Tango 2 Person Inflatable Kayak
- $200 ea. I have a few Solstice Tango inflatable kayaks available for sale. Two are missing the caps. Those will have to be purchased separately. Should be a fairly cheap part. 760-805-7176

Life jackets for sale -
$35 I have 5 older life jackets, always good to have a few extra. We don't have our boat anymore so we don't need them. 253-389-7624

New Boat toys double tube -
$50 New over sized tow tube: new used twice. $50 OBO 858-722-7979

New Kampus Slide Wake Skate
, Wakeskate, Wakeboard - $150 Awesome all-around wakeskate. Comes with super stick sand grit surface, V bottom and a progressive 3 stage rocker for lift. Brand new condition. 858-500-6826

Thule Kayak Racks -
$50 Thule Hull-a-Port-Pro Kayak Racks with straps. Could use new base padding available through Thule. Very handy as they fold down when not in use. 760-536-9058

12'6” Standup Paddle Board,
Race Board - $825 Comes with Carbon Fiber Paddle. Excellent Condition, No Dings, No fiber glass. 28”wide. Single Fin- Future Keel fin. Sup Leash and PFD. 760-717-3506

Shimano Torium 20
- $120 Used. has a couple of minor scratches. New spool bearings. I also have a Braid belt for 25.00. 619-438-5226.

Oneill sleeveless wetsuit
- $20 with velcro shoulder Size Medium. Excellent condition It is a bit wrinkled from storage but is soft and no stitching issues or holes. 760-846-6235

Julian Wilson fins (Jw-1) -
$60 Firm. Julian wilson fins in great condition. Text 619-392-7123.

Zippi fish Surfboard 5' 8" -
$280 5'8"x 21 5/8"x 2 5/8" Twin Fin. Retro fish shaped in LA. Some repairs but completely watertight. Great for small to medium size waves. 808-489-3822

Santa Cruz Longboard -
$100 obo. Has a bottle opener on the bottom of it. I need to get rid of it. Hit me up! 760-715-2665

Fishing net -
$15 Good condition. 916-475-7801

Scuba Booties Size 10 -
$25 Pinnacle side zip Scuba Booties Size 10 with heavy duty bottom and fin strap retainer. Great condition. Cash only. Sorry, I will not deliver. 858-663-1913

Wide Variety of Matzuo
Fishing Jig Heads - $2 I have a wide variety of fishing jig heads from 1/8 ounce up. Most feature the Matzuo patented sickle hook. All are $2.50 per pack. 760-918-9303

9' 8" Iron Cross 98 -
Meyers Model Surfboard - Longboard - $299 Board is water tight, all repairs professionally done. Comes with (2) single performance fins, Dakine leash, and Destination board bag. 310-741-8882

Surfboard - $175
Warner Shortboard Surf Board in great shape. Comes with FCS FINS and New FCS Leash! 858-598-7509

Snorkeling Gear -
$50 Brand New Aqua flex Fins, Mojave Snorkel, Genesis Mask. Throwing in a used set of scuba pro fins as well, size medium. Fins are size small. 760-390-2431

6' Fish Surfboard Hank Byzak W/Extras
- $150 I prefer my funboard, never got good enough to really enjoy this board. So it has to go to a better home. Selling this board with Leash, fins, go pro mount, and board sock. 850-293-1272

5'11 prescription Tuflite epoxy
- $170 This is a sick board. Surfed mostly in Santa Cruz. It comes with future fins. 619-787-6050

Kayak bellyak -
$200 Bellyak good condition , lay down and paddle out good for lakes or ocean , body-boarding or just for a good time on the water. Trades ok looking for fishing gear. 619-610-8165

Sevylor Fish Hunter Boat
- $125 9ft X 4ft. 6 person used once. 11ft X 5ft. Holds 1200 lb. Includes: Fishing rod holders and oar holders, chafing pads, fittings for 12V electric motor mount, and much more. 760-638-1005

Penn 6/0 114 h fishing reel
- $50 Penn 6/0 high speed reel (RED side plate) with 80# mono very good condition. 760-638-6853

Fishing accessories -
$200 for all. Fish finder, Flippers, Float tube. 619-398-6684

Frabill Floating Bait pen for fishing
- $25 Floating pen keeps your fishing bait alive. 65 gallon size cost new $89 in excellent condition. No rips or tears. 760 747 6239 -be sure to leave a message, no texts.

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